We aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. We do this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.
In this section you can learn more about our role, meet RCVS Council, read meeting papers and find out about our history and legal footing.
Our main responsibilities and functions are set out here. Learn about our role
Learn about the role of RCVS Council, view meeting agendas and papers, and read about Council Elections
Learn about the role of the VN Council, view meeting agendas and papers, and read about Council Elections
Read about the work done by our Committees, view meeting agendas and download papers